Francis carved this horse out of clay and made a relief mold. The mold was bisque fired and then sprayed with boron nitride as a mold release. She’s tried to do this 2 times unsuccessfully but it seems that the bond nitride is the trick to making the glass release beautifully. She used fine frit […]
One of the potters in our studio turn us to on another potters blog about glazes. He uses a glaze he calls amber over a glossy clear white liner glaze (recipe from Mastering Cone 6 glazes). We mixed this combo up and voila, a new instantly awesome glaze. I will be posting a picture soon. […]
Join us this Saturday and Sunday December 7, and 8 from 10am-4pm to see all the amazing works of art made this year at the studio. We will be doing demo’s as well as ongoing Raku firings. Come and enjoy the studio atmosphere with some atmospheric firings.
Vitrigraph comes from the the terms vitri meaning glass and graph meaning to write. So a vitrigraph kiln is a kiln that that you could write with glass or pull glass. You fill up a container with glass and heat it up in the kiln. Once the kiln and glass get hot enough (about 1800) […]
Reduction is the process of reducing the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere. The flaming hot pieces of pottery are taken out of the kiln and put into a container that can be sealed. The container may contain combustible materials that will catch fire when the pottery comes in contact with them. The […]
Set fire to your ceramic pots at our studio. October 27 we will be hosting a Raku firing with our new and improved Raku kiln. Bring some bisque pieces for firings, soon goodies to eat and share and use the studio glazes to prepare your pieces. We will be firing 2 -3 different cycles depending […]
Colored Clay and Porcelain Workshop! What is it: Nerikomi is a Japanese term that refers to pottery made from colored clay. It typically involves using porcelain clay’s infused with ceramic stains. What are we going to do: During this workshop you will learn how to make your own colored clay’s and how to use them […]
‘Art and fun’ classes profitable for local artist- entrepreneurs. ‘Art and fun’ classes profitable for local artist- entrepreneurs Denise Mendez (center) conducts a glass making class in Hollywood. (Jim Rassol, Sun Sentinel ) June 10, 2012|By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun Sentinel The once-struggling artist has found a new way to make a living: “art and fun” […]
IMG_4343, originally uploaded by miyCeramics Studio. This was done by one of our member Alexis. She created the back ground by full fusing layers of glass together. and then tack fussed the city and park on top.
We will now fire every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. This slight modification to the firing schedule is being made to better accommodate our members and the demands of the studio. To be clear, both high-fire and low-fire kilns will be unloaded and reloaded on these days each week, as needed. Thank you.